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River Course at Alisal - Public

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150 Alisal Rd
Solvang, California 93463
Santa Barbara County
Phone(s): (805) 688-6042
Fax: (805) 688-8229
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River Course at Alisal


Surrounded by the Santa Ynez Mountains, a round at the River Course at Alisal is accompanied by stunning panoramic views. The golf course follows the meandering path of the Santa Ynez River. Mature live oaks, native sycamores, and elderberry trees frame the greens and fairways. The course is a challenging but fair test. The strategically placed hazards reward accuracy and length but without severely penalizing high handicappers. Though the fairways appear wide, they are defined by subtle but tricky mounding that requires accuracy to avoid a sidehill lie. One of the most demanding and visually dramatic holes is the par-4 seventh, which practically has a challenge everywhere you look. If not played carefully, your ball could end up in a vineyard of the winery that runs the length of the hole or in the lake that runs all the way up to the green.

Type Public
Holes 18
Year built 1992
Guest Policy Open
Golf Season Year round
Metal Spikes Allowed No
Driving Range Available Yes
Rental Carts Available Yes
Rental Clubs Available Yes
Pro Available Yes
Tee Times Welcomed Yes
Price Range Weekdays $45 - $60
Price Range Weekends $45 - $72
Credit Cards Accepted VISA, MasterCard, Amex Welcomed


Tee Par Length Slope Rating
Gold 72 6830 yd. 125 72.7
Blue 72 6451 yd. 121 70.9
White 72 6099 yd. 118 69.5
White (W) 72 6099 yd. 132 75.7
Red (W) 72 5710 yd. 128 73.8

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